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Jun 07, 2008 21:49 |  #1

Hey just wondering which 70-200L would give the best results, when using the 1.4xII, any thoughts....:)




  
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Jun 07, 2008 22:13 |  #2

I haven't used one myself, but out of the f/4 and f/2.8 I'd go for the f/2.8, seeing as though the 1.4TC will make you lose 1 stop.
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Jun 07, 2008 22:14 as a reply to  @ Anke's post |  #3

What do you mean best results? I use the 2.8L with a 1.4x TC and I get great shots.


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Jun 07, 2008 22:27 as a reply to  @ PAFC2004's post |  #4

1.4x TC will work very well on either version.
With the 2.8, you have more margin for stopping it down without losing too much light.




  
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Jun 07, 2008 22:54 |  #5

nicksan wrote in post #5681123 (external link)
1.4x TC will work very well on either version.
With the 2.8, you have more margin for stopping it down without losing too much light.

Perfectly put.
That's what I was trying to say :) I think I need more sleep :D


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Jun 07, 2008 22:57 |  #6

all are great. how much do you want to spend is the question?




  
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Jun 07, 2008 23:02 |  #7

I went for the f/4L not because it was less expensive but because it was much smaller/lighter. I use it with the 1.4X T-con quite a bit, but it's definitely not a good choice for handheld shots on an overcast day.

I'd choose the F/4L IS over the non-IS version (that I have).


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